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and weiss not giving up on that and weiner and campos helping to seal the plan. and cal tram and we have done so successfully in june, the boards approved the locally preferred alternative for the rapid transit project and we are hoping for the project this spring, in october we had the full funding agreement and almost a billion dollars to that fund and project. and last of the signature projects that they have signed and all of the lessons learned and we opened to release the eir draft in 2013. i don't want to take up more time and just highlighted the big projects but there have been countless small projects city wide that has wies's fingerprints on everything from this weekend celebration of the church and pedal street scape projects to the recent approvele of 2010 to the vehicle registration fee which is supposed to provide improves state wide. and there is so much more to say to have the opportunity in january other than use. and from the bottom of our heart i know that the staff will truly miss you and we hope that we will have you fooling around the agency in spirit and literally
were undergrads at cal. i would like to share examples. first of all we will start superficially on the topic of fashion. chris like many of our pledge class was from piedmont. i recall thinking what is up with piedmont. the khakis, penny loafers and button-down shirts? chris lived in the room across from mine. seemed he had adopted this as his uniform. but in hindsight i can see he was offering his own form of enlightenment. he was guiding us away from the dark time known as the disco era. [ laughter] who knew that chris would work his timeless style for the next 34 years. look at the effect on me, who is wearing the button-down now that. was the first life lesson from chris. stick with the classics, they won't go out of style. that said, my wife has gently advised me the definition of a classic look does not extend to certain flannel shirts from 1982. our next topic on the less sons that we learned from chris back then involve culture. this is beyond the stereotypical fraternity life experience, because i was lucky enough to live with chris and another famous piedmonter austin
agencies and cal-ema and fema and others providing resources post disaster so thank you. >> thank you very much. that was very informative. thank you. i would like to ask now john boseman to come join me who is the government affairs manager for boma and the mayor mentioned it early ye today. i think john has a one minute film he's going to show and he's also going to be -- as you know in each of the agenda's we ask a community partner to come up and do a brief presentation so we know what they're up to so john i turn it over to you. >> thank you. i appreciate it. happy friday afternoon. it's an honor to be here with so many distinguished city leaders. i am humbled and admiral thank you for your good work. it's an honor to be in the same room. who knows what this is? good. that sames me time. i'm here to talk about the importance of this room and building and the good work that we do, the building managers and downtown rises in downtown san francisco. i can't stress enough how our members feel the value this room brings to them and when the giants wins and the parade goes down mo
is the chair of cal guns and fights for gun rights. but he does not believe bans on assault weapons or other gun parts are the way to prevent violence. >> if we're serious about trying to make these things stop happening, we have to notice that they always happen in what are gun-free zones. certainly i don't know that we are going to be able to get guns in schools. maybe we can do that with police officers. but my gosh, why can't we have tasers for administrators and teachers? >> reporter: leland yee says part of the reason his bullet button ban failed last year is because some legislators said we didn't need it because technically attorney general kamala harris could change the regulation herself. while her spokesman said today that may be true, the ag believes she would face a losing legal battle if she changed the regulation herself and the better more effective way is to go through the state legislature. but as you well know, allen, in covering this story, they have been tossing this issue back and forth between the two of them. >> i'm sure that the senator talked about the gun lobby and
embrace that challenge. >> uc davis announced former cal running back coordinator ron gould will take the helm next season. a's swril a new face next year, steven drew reportedly signed a deal with the red sox. in 39 games had five homers and drove in 16. signing of a new short stop from japan. so we'll sfee that is coming up tomorrow, this sports report brought to you by mercedes-benz. >> fun game. >> yes. he was. >> what a game. >> possible. >> they beat see. no word yet on9w justin smith who injured his elbow"u;ñ. >> cable channel 13, coming up, engineers take technology back to the basics. the tool helping millions of people feel their future. >> then at 11:00 why renewed calls for stricter gun control following connecticut school shooting could explain a surge in gun sales here in the bay area. it's coming up at 9:00 and 11:00 on abc 7 news. >> what is this edition of abc 7 news here at 6:00. >> from the entire abc 7 news team, thanks for joining us. >> we appreciate your time. hope to see you at 9:00 and 11:00. blp this is "jeopa please welcome today's contestants -- a clothing
hoffman is the chair of cal guns. he does support more background checks and mental health evaluations. >>> a cbs news poll taken after the shootings finds more than half of americans think gun laws should be more strict. 57% is the highest number we have seen in a decade. but at the same time, when asked about what happened in newtown, 66% said tougher gun laws would have done little or nothing to prevent that particular incident. and president obama appears to be concerned about the issue. he met with some of his cabinet members yesterday to discuss what can be done protect americans from mass shootings. that includes new gun control laws. it's possible the president could enact new gun rules through executive order. but some changes would require congressional approval. >>> a national seller of guns dick's sporting goods is pulling certain kind of semi- automatic rifles off its shelves. the retailer says it is also removing all guns from its store closet to the -- closest to the site of friday's massacre. dick's says it is taking those measures out of respect for the victims and the
reactionary but the laws have no impact. >> reporter: gene hoffman is the chair of cal guns and fights for gun rights. but he does not believe bans on assault weapons or other gun parts are the way to prevent violence. >> if we're serious about trying to make these things stop happening, we have it notice that they always happen in what are gun free zones. certainly i don't know that we are going to be able to get guns in schools. maybe we can do that with police officers. but my gosh, why can't we have tasers for administrators and teachers? >> reporter: leland yee says part of the reason his bullet button ban failed last year is because it could be happened by the state attorney general, kamala harris. her spokesman said today that that may be true but she said it would be a losing battle if she changed regulations and the better more effective way is to go through the state legislature. so we'll see, liz. >> thank you. >>> the shooting in connecticut may have prompted the biggest turnout ever for a bay area gun buy-back. oakland police say they got 596 weapons on saturday including three as
custody of 10-year- old jeanell. jassmin was working and when she got into cal and started commuting, jeanell was often alone. >> no one was there to protect me or no one really cared even though really my sister really, really cared and i appreciate her so much for that. >> reporter: but jeanell was struggling. her grades dropped to a 1.7. that's when the sisters moved to berkeley and jassmin gave jeanell a talk. >> even though you have some bad points in your life, you don't make that keep your down. you have to keep going. >> reporter: jeanell decided to make a change. >> if my grandma, if my mom, if my sister could do it all, then i can, too. and if i have gone this far, then i could go even further. >> reporter: her grades climbed to a b average. she took harder classes. >> she is amazing. she laughs more. she smiles all the time. >> reporter: when jeanell turns 18 her social security survivor benefits will end. she is not sure what she will do then. but she does know one thing. >> i don't want to give up and i want to be successful. and i don't want anything to stop me from tha
. rain from seattle to southern cal. snow in the cascades, rockies. morning rain in the northeast. and light snow in northern new england. >>> finally from us this morning, the school shooting tragedy in connecticut is touching lives, not only here in the northeast. but really across the country. >> the expression of support are even coming in from around the globe. and the response has been incredible. wabc's lucy yang has the story. >> reporter: if it is any comfort, newtown does not suffer alone. look at this flower shop. they have received orders for bouquets from around the world. >> we got some from germany. we got some from new britain. where else? california. florida. kansas. any place you can think of, we've gotten a call. >> reporter: at the post office, so many letters and notes have come in. a special box has been set up for a mountain of notes for the families. the firehouse which was the emotional epicenter for parents looking for their children on that morning, received 26 breathes from a christmas farm in oregon. mike made simple crosses for each victim. and delive
of us in the 50s, so cal mid to upper 60s. >>> no fog at golden gate bridge no delays, southbound 101 from the waldo grade into san francisco opened up to four lanes things are moving nicely. san mateo bridge tail lights starting to bunch up a about it, brakes on the flat section things pick up foster city westbound macarthur maze east, south and 80 west headed into the macarthur maze all flowing nicely no delays at the bay bridge. >>> queen elizabeth is making history today. this morning she became the first monarch in more than 100 years to sit in on a cabinet meeting this is new video of the prime minister cameron greeting her at the door. queen victoria was the last monarch to attend such a session. government officials say elizabeth paid a visit as observer only, not as a contributor in honor of her 60 years on the throne. >>> gun debate rains on in the wake of the sandy hook school shooting. what state lawmakers have in the works. >>> bug bomb gone wrong. the big mistake a bay area homeowner made trying to fumigate his theme . >>> good tuesday morning. thanks for joining us i'm
assad. he said they endured psyche lomg cal torture but were able to escape between a firefight between their captors and rebels. >>> and rhode island congressman urging his come leagues to pass stricter gun laws, he headed the campaign of the brady campaign have a letter signed by families of victims of recent mass shootings. the letter will be delivered to the white house and other wlooirms on capitol hill. >>> a new movement sweeping social media to help the healing following the tragedy at sandy hook elementary school. it's called "26 acts." the idea of nbc's own ann curry. get people to do 26 acts of random kindness in memory of the 20 children and six adults killed. people worldwide are taking action by donating money to teacher's funds. one woman makes hats for 26 newborns at her local hospital. we would like you to also contribute. check out our ieg facebook page and lus us know what you might do or if someone has done something special for you. >>> some four-legged friends are offering a helping paw to try to ease the pain in newtown, connecticut. ten golden retrievers arrived
pay all the extra fees up front and avoid the hassle. we have the executive director of brewste cal. great to have you back on the show. what do you think of this plan? >> well, you know, the comedian lewis ck does a routine when we're flying, we all should be saying can you believe it, we're flying? the miracle of human flight. melissa: that is not how it goes. that is not how it goes. we all get nickelld and dime and furious. is it a marketing scheme or do you think, because that's your expertise? or do you think this is the new frontier and this is how it will go from this way forward? >> i think it will go from this way forward if it works. kudos to american airlines. my dad was in the air force. when i was a kid we had to dress up to fly. melissa: yeah. >> the romance of flight is over. the glamour is gone. america knows, let's give people what they want and some people hate being nickeled and dimed to death. pay for a drink. pay for to you carry your bags on. pay for you not to carry your bags on. pay to change your flight. you pay once. a lot of people will like that. melissa
. cal, cooksville, tennessee, independent caller. go ahead, cal. caller: yeah. about gun control. the mother of the mentally ill boy didn't control her guns. she has a mentally ill child, takes him out, according to the reports on tv, took him out and then taught him how to shoot these rifles and pistols and then left these guns available for him to use if he wanted to and that's where the gun control should have been with her like the other gentlemen said who got a couple of -- gentleman said who got a couple of calls back. and then he came to the school and shot up in the door and bust out the glass and everything. and he was -- boy, he had all the protection, you know, that he needed, but the principal didn't have any protection. if she would have had a gun she knew that somebody was coming in because she heard the shots. she knew that. and she was helpless. she didn't have a gun. if she had a gun, she very well may have stopped this guy, knowing that he had a gun, probably would have shot him and saved all these kids lives. host: all right, cal, we're going to talk about gun
hoffman the chairman of cal gun does support more background checks and mental health evaluations. >>> well, there are new signs of increased support for gun control. a cbs news poll taken after the shootings finds 57% of americans think gun laws should be strict the highest number in a decade. but 66% say at the same time when people are asked about what happened in newtown, that percentage said that tougher gun laws would have little to no effect on preventing that incident of. >>> president obama could have taken action. he said he met with cabinet members to discuss what could be done from mass shootings including new gun control laws. it's possible the president could enact new gun rules through executive orders but some changes would require congressional approval. >>> for continuing coverage and the latest on the elementary school tragedy, go to cbssf.com. >>> this morning, the chief foreign correspondent for nbc news is safe after he and his production team were held by kidnappers for five days. the network announced this morning that richard engel and three coworkers wer
they are investing in these stocks. >> david, you mentioned some of the pension funds. calpercent calpercent -- cal pers is one of them. >> and leaders in this. >> and who do they sell them to. looking at what happened to the value of some of these companies, there's discussion it's a foreign buyer. >> in the current environment, although economics will tell you there's always a price for something, you can discount it to a certain extent as a result of the political environment. that being said, there have been no laws at this point passed in any way, shape or form in terms of -- >> no guarantee there will be one. >> no. >> a leg up on what to expect this trading day. that is next. and later, getting into holiday spirits with a company known for absolute and we'll talk with brian frey. take a look at futures one more time. hopes for a deal on the fiscal cliff. [ male announcer ] at scottrade, you won't just find us online, you'll also find us in person, with dedicated support teams at over 500 branches nationwide. so when you call or visit, you can ask for a name you know. because personal service
loved horses and nearly anticipating a pair of cal girl but for christmas. >> meanwhile, charlotte bacon is described as being a bundle of energy and love school. >> services will be held today. >> a candlelight vigil will be held in pleasanton today to honor those killed in the sandy hook elementary school massacre. >> sponsored by the mohr elementary school pta, the vigil will take place from 6 to 9:00 p.m. at amaral park, 3400at 3400 been this drive. >> donations for the families intact by the shooting was also big said that the visual, and can be dropped off at a designated table. >> checks could be made out to the new town databank for the sandy hook support fun. >> or learn more about information about a local gun buyback program. >> just a day after the connecticut shooting, both oakland and san francisco took nearly 600 guns off the street. >> revolvers, pistols, shotguns, rifles and assault rifles were collected over the weekend. >> for each gun turned in, the owner got $200. >> a lot of the guns were illegal. >> on saturday 300 guns were turned it oakland. and 296 in san franci
and justice for all. the speaker: this is the day for the private cal der and without objection the private calendar will be called after one-minute speeches today. the chair will entertain up to 15 requests for one-minute speeches. for what purpose does the gentleman from south carolina rise? mr. wilson: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker: without objection, so ordered. mr. wilson: mr. speaker, last friday's massacre at sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut, was heartbreaking. americans are devastated as reports emerge detailing how a deranged individual murdered 20 innocent children, six heroic faculty members, and his mother before turning the gun on himself. as a husband to a former school teacher, a father, a grandfather and an american, my thoughts and prayers are with the teachers, families, children and first responders involved in last friday's school shooting. our hearts go out to the newtown community as we mourn this kind of senseless horrific violence has no place in american s
. back in a moment. >> thank you. it really 100 cal? let me put you on webcan... ...lean roasted chicken... and a creamy broth mmm i can still see you. to the number 1 club in the world. the potential of manchester united unlocked. nyse euronext. unlocking the world's potential. >>> bishop jakes, i have time for one last question as we talk about newtown, remembering. your church does a lot of outreach into the community and sometimes i think as americans we're conflicted about mental health. we think people definitely should be getting treatment. we don't necessarily vote to pay for it. we turn away from people i think who often have mental health issues because we don't want to get in people's business. what should we be doing for not in this case, we don't know enough about the shooter but in general what would you advise people to be doing for their fellow brothers and sisters. >> i'm so glad you asked me the question. i think it's important we press on congress to provide resources so people who need mental health can get the appropriate treatment that we need. i caution people that
aisle. it's about walmart and the mechanics cal can business that was aggressive and creative and a corrupter offering large payoffs to get what the law otherwise prohibited. the times reports that the retailer wanted to build a store in an alfalfa field in a town's main entrance which was barely a mile from some ancient pyramids. the town's elected leaders had prevented the new zoning map that would have prevented it. walmart officials decided to undo the damage by a well played bribe and the guy drawing the map drew it a little differently. >> that's exactly what happened. they found the old map and the new map. they found a disk in a shoe box showing the differences. it was incredible. >> the zoning map would not become law until it was published in a government newspaper, so walmart reportedly arranged to bribe an official to change the map before it was sent to the newspaper. walmart issued a statement saying the allegations are part of that company's ongoing investigation of the last "new york times" piece. >> that wasn't a denial. >> no. but we knew about this. and then
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